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Wayne Jonas, MD, on Salutogenesis & Pain Management

Pain is widespread in America, but even higher and more severe among individuals who have served in the military. In this podcast, Wayne Jonas, MD, describes how integrative medicine and a focus on salutogenesis can help resolve this situation.

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Non-Drug Therapies for Migraine Patients

Migraine and tension-type headaches are the most prevalent headache disorders, and migraine, specifically, is associated with other physical and psychiatric comorbidities like anxiety and depression. Yet despite these associations, some prevention strategies are underutilized in clinical practice.

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Clinician Interview: Working With Chronic Pain Patients

Chronic pain has been increasingly recognized as a biopsychosocial condition, and many clinicians believe that comprehensive interdisciplinary management is preferred over medication only. Functional Medicine clinician Dr. Henri Roca discusses his approach to chronic pain in a powerful IFM interview.

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)

New Online Dates Announced!

The premier course in Functional Medicine, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP), provides practitioners with Functional Medicine training—and IFM has now made it available both in-person and online.

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Opioid Alternatives for Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain and Diet with Bette Bischoff, MD, RD“For millions of people across the globe, excruciating pain is an inescapable reality of life,” writes Allyn L. Taylor, in an article published in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Does it have to be this way? Read More
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Mitochondrial Dysfunction & Chronic Pain Patients

Over 1.5 billion people suffer from chronic pain worldwide. If patients are denied access to opioids even further, will we add to the burden of suffering? What are the alternatives? Functional Medicine offers an integrative approach. Read More
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Migraines and Fatty Acids in the Diet

Migraines are an often unrelenting condition for patients. Nutritional interventions can offer hope. Research is accruing around interventions with fatty acids and macronutrients.

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